Before results, BJP hosts ‘thanksgiving’ parties for alliance partners


NEW DELHI : Prime Minister and BJP President host meetings with Cabinet and throw a dinner party for alliance partners even before the election results. The ruling BJP was in a celebratory mood on Tuesday with the PM Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah organising thanksgiving parties for the Union Cabinet and NDA allies. BJP President Amit Shah More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Congress is set for a resounding defeat in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh

NEW DELHI : The Congress is set for a resounding defeat in the three heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh that it wrested from the BJP barely six months ago. In all three states, the party More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, May 18th, 2019

After Rahuli, Naidu Meets Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati

NEW DELHI/ LUCKNOW/ AP :Even before the last vote was polled in the current Lok Sabha election, the two rival Telugu biddas — Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Telangana counterpart K Chandrashekar More...

By On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Violence at Amit Shah’s roadshow; BJP workers, varsity students clash

KOLKATA : Unprecedented chaos erupted at BJP chief Amit Shah’s road show in Kolkata where massive clashes broke out between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and supporters and students of Calcutta University More...

By On Sunday, May 12th, 2019

63.3% Voting for 6th phase of LS elections

NEW DELHI :The EC in a press conference confirms that the average turnout across the constituencies, which went to the polls today, was 63.3 per cent. According to the poll body, 590 fake news cases were also More...

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By On Saturday, May 11th, 2019

“Mayawati is a national symbol, I respect her, love her: Rahul

NEW DELHI : Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said that among a number of people he learns from is also the Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi. In an interview with NDTV’s Ravish Kumar, a smiling More...

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By On Friday, May 10th, 2019

Sam Pitroda Apologises For 1984 Remark

MEW DELHI :Attacked by the BJP and warned by his Congress party, Sam Pitroda today apologised for his “hua toh hua” comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which, he said, had been “misrepresented More...

By On Thursday, May 9th, 2019

BJP faces rift over Kirron Kher’s nomination

CHANDIGRAH: Kirron Kher had wrested the Chandigarh seat in 2014 from the Congress’s Pawan Bansal, who won it three times in a row. But her nomination this time was announced at the last minute, over-riding More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

PM Narendra Modi Calls AAP “Nakampanthis”, “spread anarchy”

NEW DELHI : PM Narendra Modi’s speech at his big rally in New Delhi touched on familiar themes that we’ve heard throughout his campaign, such as national security and being tough on terrorism. He spent More...

By On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Wanted to give PM Modi “tight slap of democracy’ : Mamata

KOLKATA: Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal Chief Minister, on Tuesday took her ongoing verbal duel with Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead with a stinging attack, saying that she wanted to give him a “tight More...